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  • noun An advocate of Platonism

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  • Without getting all bollixed up in Platonist categories, it's not too farfetched to suggest that what used to make American films recognizably American was not how they looked but how their screenwriters made them sound.

    Offshoring the Audience

  • Without getting all bollixed up in Platonist categories, it's not too farfetched to suggest that what used to make American films recognizably American was not how they looked but how their screenwriters made them sound.

    Offshoring the Audience

  • In fact, Plotinus like all his successors regarded himself simply as a Platonist, that is, as an expositor and defender of the philosophical position whose greatest exponent was Plato himself.

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  • In fact, Plotinus like all his successors regarded himself simply as a Platonist, that is, as an expositor and defender of the philosophical position whose greatest exponent was Plato himself.

    Plutarch, Plotinus, Petrarch, Pascal

  • Celsus is generally described as a Platonist in philosophy.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 3: Brownson-Clairvaux

  • When he was called a Platonist, or a Christian, or a

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • Listen instead to the lines which perhaps suggested Wordsworth's: The Retreat, by Henry Vaughan, one of the so - called Platonist poets of about two centuries ago, who was able to blend those Pythagorean doctrines with the Christian belief, amid which indeed, from the unsanctioned dreams of Origen onwards, those doctrines have shown themselves not otherwise than at home.

    Plato and Platonism

  • When he was called a Platonist, or a Christian, or a

    Complete Project Gutenberg Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Works

  • Interesting, I always took Godel for a straight-up Platonist.

    Matthew Yglesias » Influential Books

  • I would characterize this as a neo-Platonist idea for the benevolent philosopher-king.

    Matthew Yglesias » More On Sunstein

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